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BLOG: My Existence is My Resistance

Photo By: Winoka Begay, Location: Shiprock, New Mexico, Title: “Change begins with the people, not the politicians” By Winoka R. Begay, MA “The fact is, not everyone shares the philosophy that shouting out loud is the best way to solve problems. Not all compassionate, caring people think burning cities or throwing rocks is going to bring […]

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SFAI Design Workshop

SFAI is happy to announce a hugely successful Design Workshop this summer! Design Workshop is an immersive, one-month, introductory design and building workshop for high school and early college age students. Participating students learned new skills such as sketching, model making, mapping, interviewing, critique and reflection exercises, and designing for social justice.   They worked […]

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Luis Garay, Creation Myths of Mesoamerica: Popol Vuh and Quetzalcoatl

Exhibition Opening May 6, 5-7PM /  Exhibition on View May 6-27 Nicaraguan artist Luis Garay is the author and illustrator of eight books exploring Central American history and myth, and their intersection with contemporary Latin American identity politics. Garay’s works on Quetzalcoatl and Popol Vuh will be on view, in addition to illustrations from his children’s book on […]

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Equity in Action: Community Engagement Workshop Series

Santa Fe Art Institute is offering an Equity in Action Spring Workshop series for local arts organizations, co-facilitated by Allegra Love of Santa Fe Dreamers Project and Israel Haros Lopez of SFPS Adelante and Youthworks Equity in Action is a four-part workshop series for Santa Fe arts organizations to engage in authentic reflection and dialogue […]

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SFAI 140 – June 24th, 2014

Please join us for our third SFAI 140, an evening of creativity and conversation featuring 20 short talks by some of the area’s most innovative thinkers and practitioners. Thursday, June 24th, 2014 at 7:00 PM @ SFAI: 1600 St. Michael’s Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505. Directions to SFAI.

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The Yes Men: Media Action Smackdown

Buy Yes Men Tickets Here On June 13th, 2014 at The Lensic Performing Arts Center beginning at 6 PM the city of Santa Fe is about to have the floodgates opened on a collective sense of astonishment as the wildly funny, courageous and goose bump inducing duo Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno, better known as […]

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smudge studio Look Only at the Movement Exhibition

For 12 days in fall of 2013, smudge studio (Jamie Kruse and Elizabeth Ellsworth) traveled routes taken by transuranic waste headed for burial at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, near Carlsbad, New Mexico. We wanted to see what it would take for two humans to acknowledge, and briefly move with, this most abject material. The […]

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SFAI Remembers Nancy Holt

Nancy Holt at the exhibition opening of Sightlines at SFAI, May 2012. Photo: Dianne Stromberg Groundbreaking and visionary American artist Nancy Holt died on February 8, 2014 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. She was 75 years old. Holt was a photographer, filmmaker, sculptor, writer, and artist whose work falls at the intersection […]

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Martha Russo

Russo’s 2013 SFAI exhibit, cavities and clumps, is reviewed in ArtNews. shibumi (no.4) 60 feet length x 18 feet height x 12 feet width (Photo: Martha Russo) Russo speaks about the work: “Through the abject, the elegant, the tenuous, and the abundant, within the cavity of a single space or the accretion of clumps of forms, Martha […]

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